| Such clothing
can be caught in the bus handrail, door, or other equipment as the child gets
off the bus.
types of children's clothing can create a hazard as your child gets off the school
Especially dangerous are:
In recent years, a number of children acreoss the U.S. have had
their clothing caught as they exited the bus.
Several of these children were
dragged by the bus and then killed when the bus ran over them.
the time to check your children's clothing to make sure it is safe.
drawstrings from clothing whenever possible, or at least cut off the drawstrings,
tabs and knots.
away from the Danger Zones around the bus.
try to pick up something dropped near the bus, the bus driver might not see you.
that other motorists don't always stop for a stopped school bus.
extreme caution whenever getting on or off the bus.
~ School bus safety is a team effort ~
Nothing is more
precious than a child's life
(Courtesy of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute)